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Level B Assessment
Presented by: Dr. David Carter
Monday, November 20, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Central Alberta Regional Consortium 8 Page Avenue, Red Deer, AB
About the Session:

Four major topics to be covered in training sessions:

  1. The three levels of testing and how they differ.
  2. The role of each level in educational assessment.
  3. The principles of standardized testing:
  • Provincial, national and international standards
  • Ethical test selection and use
  • Understanding measurement statistics
  • Understanding T-scores, z-scores, percentile rank equivalents, age equivalents
  • How to compare standard scores
  • Interpreting test scores to parents, teachers and children
  1. Pragmatic issues in test administration:
  • Choosing standardized tests
  • Establishing basals and ceilings
  • Scoring standardized tests with precision
  • Meeting District and Alberta Education guidelines
About the Presenter(s):
Dr. David Carter

Dr. Dave Carter has been an educator for 30 years, having worked as a Grade 6 and 7 Teacher, a Learning Assistance Teacher for grades K-7, a School Psychologist for Grades K-12, Director of Instruction (Student Support Services) in Central Okanagan School District #23, and most recently Director of Instruction (Student Support Services) in Surrey School District #36. Dave ‘semi retired' in 2005, and teaches courses for UBC, SFU, does psycho-educational evaluations, and consults to the B.C. Ministry of Education and the Attorney General of B.C.

Cancellation Policy:

Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 3 FULL business days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide three FULL business days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place.
Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: November 15, 2017
Cost: $360.00
Focus(es): Inclusive Education
Grade Level(s): K-12